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 Theme code Index    3H1H51H 3H5H1H2H
 Also known as    Thin Porridge, Orange and Blue (1)
 Composer/Core Source    
 Region    Scotland
 Genre/Style    Scottish
 Meter/Rhythm    Strathspey
 Key/Tonic of    D
 Accidental    2 sharps
 Mode    Ionian (Major)
 Time signature    4/4
 Structure    AB
 Editor/Compiler    James Hunter
 Book/Manuscript title    Fiddle Music of Scotland
 Tune and/or Page number    No. 92
 Year of publication/Date of MS    1988
 Artist    Colin J. Boyd
 Title of recording    Dombnull Tailier / Brochan Lom
 Record label/Catalogue nr.    Decca 14026 (78 RPM), Celtic CX001
 Year recorded    1934
 Score   ()   

Brochan Lom: Annotations

T:Brochan lom, tana lom
T:Gruel thin and meagre
Z:Frances Tolmie
H:Sung in the nursery at Bracadale Manse, Skye, 1861
B:'One Hundred and Five Songs of Occupation from the Western Isles of Scotland'
B:in 'Journal of the Folk-Song Society', IV:3 (16) 1911, 192-3
N:Lively. Reel time.
N:'dha': dialect = 'do'
c B A2 B A F2 | E B (BA) B2 B2 | c B A2 BA F2 |
w:Broch-an lom, tan-a lom; Broch-an lom sùgh-ain; Brochan- lom, tan-a lom,
E A A F A2 A2 | c e e e f f e c | B B B A B2 B2 :||
w:Broch-an tan-a sùgh-ain. Broch-an tan-a, tan-a, tan-a; Brocha-an tan-a sùgh-ain;
c e e e f f e c | B A A F A2 A2 | c e e e f a e c |
w:Broch-an tan-a, tan-a, tan-a; Broch-an tan-a sùgh-ain; Broch-an tan-a, tan-a, tan-a,
B B B A B2 B2 |c B A2 B A F2 | C A A F A2 A2 |
w:Broch-an tan-a sùgh-ain; Broch-an lom, tan-a lom, Broch-an tan-a sùgh-ain.
c B A F E C D C | B, B B A B2 B2 | c B A F E D C B, |
w:Thug-aibh ar-an dha na gill-ean, Leis a bhroch-an shùg-ain. Thug-aibh ar-an dha na gill-ean;
A, A A F A2 A2 | c B A F E C D C | B, G G A B2 B2 |
w:Leis a bhroch-an shùgh-ain; Thug-aibh ar-an dha na gill-ean, Leis a bhroch-an shùgh-ain,
c B A2 B A F2 | E A A F A2 A2 |]
w:Broch-an lom, tan-a lom, Brocha-an tan-a sùgh-ain.
X: 1
T: Brochan Lom (Thin Porridge)
T: Orange and Blue
O: Trad
Z: John Chambers <>
N: called a schottische in Skinner SV p.20 (with variations),
N: Hunter  354
N: jig or strathspey in Skye p.121
N: second Kennedy tune-book
N: p.19, BSFC I-23, keep under O&B name alphabetically
M: C
L: 1/8
K: D
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Brochan Lom: Annotations